Hotel Honduras Plaza
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Canada Loses Jobs, Honduras Gains Misery
In March of 2007, Gildan Activewear Inc., a Montreal-based textile manufacturer decided to leave Canada for sunnier climes.
The company laid off hundreds of Canadian workers, and resettled where business was good: Honduras. "Free Trade" legislation facilitated the exodus from Canada, and powerful psychological operations (psy ops) strategies reassured people at home and abroad.
... to determine admissibility.
Once all students are seated, the music teacher led the graduate class in singing the national anthem. As anthems go it was pretty dull. Then different groups of students were called forward to pledge allegiance to the flag. Leader students from different sub-groups would receive a folded flag, take it to the group, unfold it and then the students of each group would circle the flag and hold a part of it while pledging allegiance. Then the ...
... br> When asked about religion people can sometimes reply by saying they are "muy catolico" - or "very catholic", rather than just "catholico" but not enthusiastic. It seems that my catholic roots will be reinforced during this trip - but this provides me with a window through which I can come to understand the situation here in Honduras. At the same time I am privileged to meet many people who are "progressive" and committed in their faith to reach out to the poor and the ...
... owner needs to be making $300/month aggregate to qualify for financing and have $60 of the down payment. Once HOLA sales staff make a sale, the paperwork is turned over to Inter-mark (office on-site) who ensure financial qualification. These are lease to own purchases. Once a buyer qualifies and accepts, ...
... more sense of where she was when we speak to her on Skype.
Marisa and her colleagues had a wonderful dinner for us. This is typical for the teachers since they all pool their food budget and cook one large meal. We met many of the teachers that evening and were invited to spend an hour at the new school that BECA started working with this year. We agreed and made plans to join the teachers in the morning.
Our first night we stayed across the street ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility